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Biorepository Collection in Seattle

The FAM177A1 Research Fund is fortunate to be part of COMBINEDBrain. COMBINEDBrain is a non-profit consortium of over 60 patient advocacy groups for rare, genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. They recognize the need to collect patient samples for researchers to identify biomarkers to treat /develop treatments for our children.

COMBINEDBrain will be collecting urine and blood samples (processed for plasma and a finger stick) to be stored in the COMBINEDBrain Biorepository and available for select biomarker projects and other interested researchers. They will also collect several online surveys to be completed by caregivers.



Who: Any participant diagnosed with one of the rare, genetic neurodevelopmental disorders that is part of the Combined Brain consortium. Unaffected family members are encouraged to participate as well! 

When: Sunday, Oct 29, 2023, 9:00-5:00. Pre-registration is recommended. Contact


Where: The Friendship Circle or WA Headquarters. 2737 77th Ave SE Suite 101 Mercer Island, WA 98040. This is located in the Windermere Real Estate Building.  Contact with questions about the event. 

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